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The iScout Gameplan for COVID-19

The iScout Gameplan for COVID-19

March 23, 2020 • The information below is reflective of our guidelines, practices and actions as of March 16, 2020. We will update this post accordingly to reflect any fundamental changes to our gameplan. Our focus is to respond with empathy, to be proactive, and maintain uninterrupted service. iScout’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees […]

Hand Hygiene Can Save Lives

Hand Hygiene Can Save Lives

March 17, 2020 • Whether at work, home, or performing our favorite activities, the most commonly used tool is the human hand. Our hands help us do so many things, in every aspect of life. The functionality of the human hand provides many advantages. But hands can also pose a threat to us, and others around us, if they […]

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 4, 2020 • Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. Coronaviruses are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. They are also zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted between animals and people. A novel coronavirus is a new strain that […]

Importance of Employee Training: 5 Reasons Why You Need It

Importance of Employee Training: 5 Reasons Why You Need It

February 16, 2020 Safety CultureSafety TipsTraining • There’s no doubt that good job training early on is the foundation of any employee’s success. But what’s the value of ongoing training for employees who have been with your company through highs, lows, and everything in between?

Increasing Employee Engagement with 2020 Training

Increasing Employee Engagement with 2020 Training

February 16, 2020 SafetySafety CultureTraining • Increasing Employee Engagement with 2020 Training

Change Your Culture by Making Employees a Part of Safety Strategy

Change Your Culture by Making Employees a Part of Safety Strategy

January 22, 2020 Safety CultureSafety TipsTraining • It’s no secret: an engaged workplace is a safe workplace. Gallup research found that companies with a high level of employee participation saw significantly fewer accidents. Specifically, those in the top 25% of engagement saw up to 70% fewer accidents than organizations in the bottom 25%. No company wants to find themselves facing an injury […]

5 Safety Tips For The New Year

5 Safety Tips For The New Year

January 12, 2020 SafetySafety Culture • New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about getting fit and eating right. They can also provide valuable opportunities to improve safety in the workplace. Every year, more than 2.8 million injuries occur in the workplace. And while that number seems to be on the decline, thanks largely in part to ongoing changes and advancements in safety […]

New Year’s Safety Resolutions That Take Less Than 10 Minutes

New Year’s Safety Resolutions That Take Less Than 10 Minutes

January 9, 2020 Safety CultureSafety Tips • Every year, companies in the U.S. shell out more than $62 billion for work-related injuries — a sum that is greater than 91 countries’ entire gross domestic product. What’s more, these costs only take into account the injuries that cause workers to miss six or more days from work, meaning the true cost of workplace […]

The Road Team

The Road Team

November 20, 2019 Safety CultureSafety Tips • The Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series in historic fashion. It was the first time in the history of all sports with seven-game series, that the “road team” won every game. That’s never happened before. It made for an exciting series, in which the visiting team overcame hostile environments in stadiums where few people […]

Front Line Workers Know What’s Up

Front Line Workers Know What’s Up

November 6, 2019 • We all agree worker safety is an important function of business. However, many safety programs rely on assumptions made by leadership, because they don’t have access to the necessary information to make informed decisions. This information comes from the front lines, not the boardroom. There is great opportunity to improve safety processes and make necessary […]

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